Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Hearing Considers Proposal for Bike Storage in New Buildings

Brooklyn’s Two Trees Is a Major Supporter of Amendment

The City Planning Commission (CPC) held a public hearing at the New York City Department of City Planning’s (DCP) Spector Hall yesterday morning to discuss a text amendment to the Zoning Resolution requiring indoor, secure, long-term bicycle parking in new multi-family residential, community facilities and commercial buildings.

The proposed text amendment would provide for bicycle parking and storage both at home and in the workplace, with standards that serve the needs of cyclists while providing flexibility to accommodate the needs of development citywide.

Amanda M. Burden, chair, listened intently and responsively along with the other delegates ... read more

Story by Matthew Goldberg

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1 comment:

Jake said...

Lets hope it gets passed!! I definitely agree that the passing of this amendment will cause a lot more people to start riding bikes to work so they get their money's worth. It may also provide motivation for the average American to get consistent exercise making American's seem active as opposed to lazy.